Dominic Verducci

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Galaxy S7

March 2015 is most important for all the Samsung smartphones because the most awaited smartphone of Samsung the Samsung Galaxy S6 is launched and …

For Home Depot, a Spring Rebound and a Better Year Ahead

4 Sky Events This Week: Saturn Stands While Meteors Fly

Changing Planet<p><b>Saturn, the t</b><b>rue “Lord of the Rings,” dominates the evening sky this week, while the summer’s first meteor shower gets under way.</b><p><b>Saturn at full stop.</b> On Monday, July 21, the ringed world will appear at a standstill in the sky, relative to the background stars in the zodiacal …

Astronomy

Farming Simulator 14 review – one for virtual mucking out devotees

PS Vita, Focus Interactive, cert: 3<p>There has been something of a boom in simulating the seemingly mundane over recent years. Truck driving proved popular, and even the needs of ski lift enthusiasts have been catered for. There have been successful parodies too, such as <i>Surgeon Simulator</i>, but until …

The Seven Constants Of Game Design, Part One

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tadhg Kelly writes a regular column about all things video game for TechCrunch. He is a games industry consultant, freelance designer and the creator of leading design blog</i> <i>What Games Are</i><i>. You can follow him on Twitter</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>There are infinite paintings, but also a more finite sense of …

Want to Make a Family Portrait More Exciting? Just Add a Lightning Strike to the Background!

Now <i>there’s</i> a family portrait you don’t see every day. Photographer Kelly DeLay captured the photo above showing himself and his family standing in …

PJL: July 2014 (Part 1)

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Photos Of A Soviet Union That Once Was

Fine art photographer Rebecca Litchfield was commissioned earlier this year to photograph the abandoned buildings of the former Soviet Union and its …

Russia

‘Coffee Universe’ Masterfully Replaces Backgrounds With Coffee Swirls

Coffee is an essential part of the morning routine for almost everyone. Posting photos of your steaming coffee seems to be an Instagram trend. …

Coffee

Lightness

A Compact Solar Charger that Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Your morning yoga routine brings you energy to make it through the day.<p>The Solio Sun Powered Charger has its own …

Olympus OM-D E-M1: Mirrorless Perfection for Serious Photographers

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Review<p>Power and Flexibility, But at a Cost<p>Easy HDR Photos<p>On-Screen Editing<p>Great Use of Space<p>A High-End Lens Option<p>Image Sensor …

Creative Fireworks Photo Series Captured Using Different Camera Techniques

Fireworks displays will always be a favorite event for photographers. The allure of shooting exploding colors of light is just too much resist. The …

Landscape Photography

5 Unique Photography Apps for iOS and Android You Should be Aware of

Smartphone photography may have its detractors, but its proponents are all that really matter; they keep the mobile phone photography community alive …

Artist Replaces the Sky with Coffee Swirls to Create a Caffeine Addict’s Dream World

Artist Flora Borsi — whose fantastic Photoshop skills have made their way onto PetaPixel several times in the past — loves coffee… so much so that …

Coffee

On Water and Dreams

Project info<p>I often sit at the edge of the ocean, where three of the elements meet, and wonder how the fourth element came to burn in me. My work is a reverie inspired by that wonder.<p>I focus on aspects of nature, aspects of a seascape, through the use of long exposure and framing. Time is drawn out …

Landscape Photography

Sigma dp2 Quattro: First Look

The very first advance shipment of the Sigma dp2 Quattro camera has just arrived, and as I write, our team is preparing a number of these compact, …

Photography

Could a moon called Europa hold clues to alien life?

The search for life on other planets has long inspired science fiction novelists and Nasa missions but could one of Jupiter's moons, Europa, provide proof?<p>Bill Nye of the US Planetary Society - also known as The Science Guy - is among those who believe it is worth finding out.<p>He is hoping to …

Ask Anything: Will We Ever Run Out Of Potable Water?

Short answer: Not if we get creative.<p>“There’s a lot of hype around this issue,” says Upmanu Lall, professor of earth and environmental engineering at Columbia University and director of its Water Center. But, he says, we’re in little danger of running out of water overall. One could conceive of a …